9 Times The Roberts Family Won At Race Day Signs

There is no better distraction when you run an endurance race than laughing your ass off at a hilarious race day sign. I don't think spectators truly understand how vital they are to a runner's race day sanity. Without them, race day wouldn't be half as fun! It's not easy being a race day spectator! You have to get up early, drive out of your way, find parking, brainstorm and create witty or inspiring signs, hold said witty or inspiring sign for hours while you try to pick your runner out of hundreds to tens of thousands of other runners. (We know your struggle is real!) And then when you do finally spot us, we just wave and run by! So hats off to you!

When it comes to a hilarious race day sign, my family knows what's up. Here are my 9 favorite Roberts family race day signs --

9. Run like Maury just told you, "YOU ARE THE FATHER!"

Uncle David with the subtle and hilarious Maury joke.

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8. If Kate Middleton looking like she did yesterday, you can finish!

The day after Kate Middleton emerged after giving birth to Princess Charlotte looking like this, my sister Samantha's sign got more than a few laughs.

Photo via US Weekly.

Photo via US Weekly.

7, 6 & 5...

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(See above.)

7. Waiting for you to finish is BACON me crazy!

At a race called the Flying Pig Marathon/Half Marathon, a good pun is always a win.

6. Pain is temporary Instagram photos are forever.

It's funny because it's true.

5. Can you just finish already? (That's what she said!)

An oldie but a goodie.

4. Run like Prince Harry runs from commitment.

Who doesn't love a good Prince Harry reference? Swoon.

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3. Have you seen Kelly anyone? How far back is Kelly?

When my Mama Ursula burst onto the spectator sign scene during the San Francisco Marathon, she didn't hold back. Here she is sporting a hottie hunting hat, pretending to sleep and slaying with some hilarious race day signs. This is why Mama Ursula wins Bronze.

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2. Free wifi ahead run faster!

Anyone who has ever traveled internationally can appreciate this race day sign. Samantha (Arguably the Queen of the race day sign) made this gem during the Berlin Marathon and made me laugh harder than I've ever laughed before.

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1. That bad tinder date's behind you RUN FASTER!

Samantha's NYC Marathon race day sign didn't just win the race day game, it won at life.

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Keep those hilarious race day signs coming! And if you need some inspiration, CLICK HERE!

Until next time, #RunSelfieRepeat.

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Kelly Roberts

My name is Kelly Roberts and I am a 25 year old New York City resident. My story made headlines when I took selfies with hot guys “hottie hunting” my way through the NYC Half Marathon. My blog, www.RunSelfieRepeat.com is bursting with humor and personal stories that lend an insight into the world of running and lead you to believe that just about anyone, regardless of their fitness level, can and should fall in love with running. Though currently an avid runner, I never would have predicted I would run marathons. I was the kid who used to hide in the bushes or play dead to get out of running the mile in school. I HATED running. But running has given me a purpose. It’s shown me that I really am limitless. In the two years since I started running, I’ve run multiple half marathons, 10ks, and 5ks, and two full marathons. My mission is to inspire others to find the courage to say yes to themselves all the while making them laugh hysterically because laughing is the solution to everything.